Manfred Kube

Blogger profile: manfredkube

Head of M2M Segment Marketing and Director Business Development mHealth at Gemalto M2M, based in Germany. Crazy about the latest mobile gadgets and the Internet of things and convinced that secure wirelessly enabled devices can help assist with chronic care management, ambient assisted living, fitness and wellness monitoring, and more. Enjoys salsa dancing, running and riding his motorbike around Munich or in the Bavarian alps.

Website: http://www.gemalto.com/m2m/index.html


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IoT Maker Challenge: It could be you

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Posted on 3rd Dec 2014 by in M2M

Avid readers of the blog will know we’ve been running a competition to find the next big thing in the Internet of Things. The IoT Maker challenge is now officially closed for submissions, and we’ve had some fantastic ideas from around the globe.

IoTMaker Inspiration post: location aware devices will save lives

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Posted on 28th Nov 2014 by in M2M

Mobile tracking in phones will soon help UK 999 operators track the location of emergencies to within 30m; connected cars will automatically call for help in the case of road incidents, and watches now come equipped with life-saving SOS buttons.

IoTMaker inspiration: our top five blog picks

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Posted on 20th Nov 2014 by in M2M

As the IoTMaker competition heats up, we share some inspiration from around the Blogiverse. This is what some of our M2M friends are saying about the Internet of Things.

IoT idea: Helmets update bikers in real time

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Posted on 19th Nov 2014 by in M2M

As more submissions for the IoT Maker challenge flood in from across the globe, we’ve sketched out an idea from Vinicius Senger who suggested a smart helmet for bikers with EHS6, GPS, accelerometer and a camera.

IoTMaker beyond the concept: A Swiss watch with an emergency call button

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Posted on 7th Nov 2014 by in M2M

We take a look at the latest Swiss-made IoT solution that could change the game for people with care and security needs.

IoTMaker: Do we have an ‘Internet of Stupid Things’ problem?

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Posted on 4th Nov 2014 by in M2M

WIRED UK’s Editor, David Rowan, made a speech at the INKTalks event in India last week suggesting we have a problem with internet connected devices that serve no useful purpose. We express our view on its usefulness…

IoTMaker: how we’ll be assessing your IoT ideas PLUS extended deadline

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Posted on 3rd Nov 2014 by in M2M

We reveal our thought process and judging criteria for the #IoTMaker competition, and extend the deadline to the end of November 2014.

The security worries behind the wearable tech boom

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Posted on 5th Sep 2014 by in Mobile

Wearable technology is booming but significant security holes need to be addressed.

Laetitia Jay tackles the big M2M issues on “The Peggy Smedley Show”

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Posted on 1st Sep 2014 by in M2M

Recently, our own Laetitia Jay, VP of M2M marketing and services, had the pleasure of being a guest on the world famous (in the M2M world) Peggy Smedley Show. For those who don’t know, Peggy is known as the voice of M2M and connected devices and has her own show broadcast live each Tuesday at […]

Adding M2M technology to NFL and College Football

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Posted on 1st Aug 2014 by in M2M

The M2M Telefonica Blog recently revealed an infographic demonstrating what would happen if football (in this case they mean soccer) embraced M2M (machine-to-machine) technology. The possibilities revealed included innovations such as boot sensors which would monitor ball force, shot speed and distance run, smart gloves for goalkeepers that measure data to help coaching staff improve […]